The Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft

By H P Lovecraft,

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Another fantastic edition in the Knickerbocker Classic series is The Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft, comprised of the author's fictional stories featuring the world's most bizzarre creatures and supernatural thrills. Written by H.P. Lovecraft between the years 1917 and 1935, the stories in this collection feature many horrific and cautionary…

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Perhaps my favorite author of all time is Edgar Allan Poe, but HP Lovecraft is certainly within the running of my top five, perhaps three. His fiction is predicated upon the idea that we understand very little about the nature of reality and are ourselves rather insignificant in the grand scheme of things.

This notion in and of itself is rather humbling and petrifying. Not to mention the fact that Lovecraft’s work is downright cool, rife with slime, tentacles, and other unknown and indescribable horrors from beyond the cosmic veil of outer space…and beneath the ocean, which is without a…

As a fan of cosmic horror, I was, of course, familiar with H.P. Lovecraft’s unique flavor of insanity-inducing fiction. It wasn’t until this year that I managed to get my hands on his complete body of work.

“The Complete Fiction” bundles nearly 100 short tales of hair-raising horror, spanning mysterious civilizations, dangerous cults, and alien creatures that defy imagination.

Lovecraft’s vision of an infinitely abysmal universe has even inspired the fantasy book I’m writing right now, especially the tale known as Dagon. Another favorite of mine was The Shadow over Innsmouth, where I first became acquainted with the…

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